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Litecoin (LTC) on the edge of mass adoption, the best time to invest

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Everybody in the cryptosphere is wondering which banks in the world are going to adopt a cryptocurrency for internal purposes (Stellar Lumens and Ripple’s XRP being the leading candidates) or which cryptocurrency will be chosen by banks as a viable option for clients and investors.

In this regard, everybody is thinking about Bitcoin, Ethereum and the top 7-10 big players in general. This trend of thinking only brings to the surface how unimaginative speculators are because nobody is thinking out of the box. What we mean is this: why is nobody wondering about which cryptocurrency project will buy its bank and disrupt both the financial and the crypto world?

Well, Charlie Lee, founder of Litecoin is thinking just that. Not just thinking. Mr. Lee used his Twitter account just a couple of days ago to announce that he is teaming up with TokenPay to buy a significant stake in Germany’s WEG bank. The idea behind this move is for Litecoin to get closer to terminal users, consumers, and give them an easy-to-use, and cheap way to get involved in Litecoins in real-life.

It’s a most exciting move. It’s creative, out-of-the-box, very ambitious and very intelligent. I’ve stated time and again that the most successful digital assets won’t necessarily be the ones with the best technology, the higher short-term price increases or any other of the usual parameters in which we measure a coin’s performance.

The cryptocurrencies that will take the market over will be those that find a way to be adopted in mass by solving real-life problems for real-life people. That is why projects like Stellar, Ripple or Tron have created so much interest despite the fact they’ve not been around for so long, and they’ve experienced bearish runs at times.

These are projects with a purpose. Stellar and Ripple aim to take over the international transfer market, while Tron wants to make the whole web decentralized by blockchain technology. And now, Litecoin seeks to become an everyday currency that you can use even without a computer, or without a digital wallet. Imagine you could apply for a Litecoin credit card or debit card and buy your cigarettes or visit Starbucks and pay it with Litecoin through your card.

This kind of development would give Litecoin (LTC) access to users with no digital expertise that doesn’t understand blockchain technology or the idea behind cryptocurrencies. It would connect a digital asset with average people in a way in which almost every current coin is very far away from achieving or even imagining. Of course, this kind of market penetration would give Litecoin a significant competitive advantage.

It would create the type of demand that doesn’t come from speculative forces but sheer everyday use by average people. End users won’t need to understand any technical concepts, they will see their transfer fees reduced dramatically, and they’ll love that for sure.

Litecoin (LTC) is all set to hit the moon

Let’s understand this clearly: so far the vast majority of crypto enthusiasts and investors are engineers, scientists, and IT people. If Litecon gets its way with this, then you could have construction workers, janitors and all kinds of people joining the cryptosphere, whether they know or understand it, or not. That would be nothing short of revolutionary.
This news alone makes the present a fascinating time to get a piece of the Litecoin action, but that’s not all.

Next August the mining difficulty for Litecoin will increase. It will change the game. Higher mining difficulty makes every block in the chain harder to calculate and thus the token production decreases. If this decrease in supply coincides with a boost in demand due to Litecoin’s real-life applications then it’s all Economics 101: the LTC price will skyrocket.

Then, on September, there’s the Litecoin global summit. As the event nears in time, hype and rumors about possible announcements will also boost its value. And who knows? There could be some significant announcements at that summit so we should all pay close attention.

So, in a nutshell: Litecoin (LTC) is developing the potential to become the first cryptocurrency that can be used by any non-technical average person anywhere in the world as a local currency that makes their lives easier, quicker, cheaper safer.

If the bank deal goes through then, Litecoin will become one of the most undervalued assets in the crypto markets, and it will rise steadily until it finds its correct balance point which could be as high as 1000 USD. Are you among those who had not taken Litecoin seriously so far? You should reconsider now. Are you among those who wanted to get into Litecoin but were somewhat undecided? Just dive in, this is the time to build your Litecoin (LTC) portfolio. Hurry up.

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3 Things to Avoid if You Want Your ICO to Succeed

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Initial Coin Offerings, or ICO, have become quite popular in 2017, which is something that also continued throughout 2018. In fact, there were hundreds, if not thousands of them so far. However, no matter how many of them were organized, most never managed to make it into the market and achieve their goals.

Analysts claim that there are a lot more failed ICOs than there are successful ones, which has caused a lot of people to simply give up on the idea. However, many are still curious to know what went wrong, and while failed ICOs can be studied for years without discovering absolutely every flaw, some of the bigger ones can be spotted right away.

This is why we will now list top three reasons why so many ICOs failed, and everyone who is thinking about launching one should pay close attention.

1. The lack of demand for the product

According to estimates, around 60% of ICOs often fail at the first stage simply for the lack of interest in what they offer. When someone comes up with an idea and launches an ICO in order to raise money, they are presuming that people will be interested in investing in this idea. In addition, prior to making an announcement that an ICO is coming, it is wise to ensure that the announcement will be heard in the first place.

Additionally, ICOs need to be approved by appropriate…

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Reasons Behind The New Bitcoin Crash

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Cryptocurrency investors and supporters experienced quite a shock last week with the latest Bitcoin crash. Almost every single one of top 100 cryptocurrencies trading in the red. Not only that, but most of them experienced massive losses, often larger than 12%, or even 15%.

The event was unexpected and all cryptos, with the exception of a handful of stablecoins, lost a large part of their value. However, as always, Bitcoin is the one receiving the most attention, especially since this is the first time that BTC has dropped below $6,000 in a long while. Right now, Bitcoin is still losing value, with its current price being at $5,503.11 per coin, and a drop of 12.76% in the last 24 hours.

After the initial shock, a lot of investors started wondering and researching the new crash. The main question still remains: Why did this happen?

While this is more than understandable, especially considering how much money, time, and patience people have invested in crypto, the reasons behind the new crash remain obscure to many. Because of that, we are now going to explain two events that are most likely to be causing this situation.

1. The selloff

This is believed to be the main reason for the new crash of Bitcoin. The selloff came as a consequence of the last year’s bull run, which has launched BTC and other coins to entirely new heights. Because of that, numerous…

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Here’s Why This Coin Still Has Wings (WINGS)

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WINGS, a decentralized crowdfunding platform based on the Ethereum blockchain, has had a great run over the past two months. Culminating in a peak of US $.23 just a few days ago, the currency behind the product has more than doubled since it’s lows of early September.

Despite the slight downturn WINGS is currently experiencing, this crypto-favorite may not be done running up the green candles on your favorite exchange just yet. A small drop like we had today was actually expected and could be considered healthy by long-term investors. These dips are also appreciated by those of us waiting to get in on a project we feel has real potential. WINGS has shown us that potential and is now presenting a great buying opportunity for speculators and traders looking for the next wave of support to lift this coin into the stratosphere.

What is WINGS?
WINGS was created to nurture project proposals via the Decentralized Autonomous Organization (DAO) model. Using blockchain networks and smart contracts, the platform allows the WINGS community to promote proposals with the greatest chance of positive returns. WINGS, in essence, is a decentralized forecasting ecosystem, where token holders are given an incentive to make choices concerning projects on the platform.

The DAO is a popular concept for crypto-projects that want to remain entirely on the web. Using the peer-to-peer technology of blockchain and smart contracts to enforce the rules of participation is…

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